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10 Movies Similar To Fast And Furious That You Should Check Out

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Fast and Furious

The biggest and super hit movie of all time, Fast and Furious, has taken up a special position in everybody’s mind, whereas, talking about some movie recommendations, here we are to tell you about ten movies similar to Fast and Furious that you should check out as we know that you guys are missing the franschise a lot.

Fast and Furious is an action movie focusing on illegal street racing, heists, spying, and family. Universal Pictures was in charge of its distribution. The series is already a best seller for Universal. Hence, it is the ninth highest-grossing movie, with a total gross of over 6 billion dollars. The first four sequels didn’t get many positive reviews, but after its fifth part, the movie earned more mixed to excellent reviews.

Fast & Furious has inspired numerous different media, including Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Studios Florida attractions, through live performances, ads, video games, and toys. The film is largely credited for launching the careers of lead actors Vin Diesel and Paul Walker. Let us just begin with the list of movies similar to Fast and Furious.

Movies similar to Fast and Furious

List of the movies similar to Fast and Furious.

10 Movies Similar to Fast and Furious that you should check out:

Rush (2013)

The first movie that comes into our mind in the list of similar movies like Fast and Furious is Rush of 2013. Rush is a historic sports film released in 2013 that centers on the Hunt–Lauda battle. The battle was between British James Hunt and Austrian Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula 1 season. Peter Morgan is the writer and directed by Ron Howard. The star cast includes Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl as Hunt and Lauda, respectively.

The movie had its exhibition at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival before its release on September 13, 2013, in the United Kingdom. Whereas, The Rush had its world premiere on September 2, 2013, in London. In the movie, Hunt is arrogant, brash, and even irresponsible at times, whereas Lauda conveys a character of humility and inner anguish.

Movies similar to Fast and Furious

Rush (2013), starring Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl.

The filming location of the film is in the United Kingdom, Germany, and Austria. Sites like Snetterton, Cadwell Park, the old Crystal Palace, and Brands Hatch motor racing tracks in the United Kingdom and the Nürburgring in Germany had appeared in the movie scenes. Thus, the filming used both old and replica racing automobiles. Rush is a fascinating film to see, as the film garnered for its great filmmaking.

Mad Max (1979)

George Miller and Byron Kennedy created Mad Max in 1979, an action film series. Mad Max is another movie to watch, just like Fast and Furious. Hence, the movie followed three sequels, Mad Max 2, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, and Mad Max: Fury Road. All of its parts were directed or co-directed by Miller. Mel Gibson was in the first three films, whereas Tom Hardy took over as Max in the fourth sequel of the film. The movie signifies a narration of water scarcity and the majority of the earth, which has become a barren wasteland. Max is a strong survivor in this arid wasteland, gets himself into problems when three mad goons kidnap him to their war-torn land. The film will get you excited within the first five minutes.

The series has received positive reviews from critics, with each film obtaining a “Certified Fresh” grade in the film review. It is the finest action film in all over the world. The series has had a tremendous impact on popular culture, particularly in the fields of fiction, as well as works in other media such as video games and comic comics. Fury Road is the first Mad Max film to be nominated for an Academy Award in 2016, earning six of the ten nominations.

Creed (2015)

Mad Max (1979)

Death Race (2008)

Death Race is also one of the movies similar to Fast and Furious. Paul W. S. Anderson wrote and directed Death Race, a 2008 American futuristic action thriller film. Jason Statham, Tyrese Gibson, Ian McShane, and Joan Allen feature in the film. The film’s original release date was September 26, 2008. However, it was pushed back to August 22, 2008. The story begins as Jason portrays a former and a NASCAR racer who is facing imprisonment for a crime he did not commit.

He was sent to a private jail, where he makes a bargain with the authorities that he will compete in a race, and if he wins, he will be released from jail. The film received positive reviews from its viewers. This movie is pretty good if you are a car racer lover. The picture made 75,677,515 dollars in total, with which North America accounted for about 36,316,032 dollars. It is available on Netflix.

Movies similar to Fast and Furious

Death Race (2008)

Need for Speed (2014)

Another movie to be watched is Need for Speed, a 2014 action thriller movie directed and co-edited by Scott Waugh. It is a cinematic version of Electronic Arts’ racing video game series of the same name. Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper, Scott Mescudi, Imogen Poots, Ramón Rodrguez, and Michael Keaton feature in the film. The movie, Need for Speed made 43.6 million dollars in North America and 159.7 million dollars in other nations, which sums it up to 203.3 million dollars globally.

Movies similar to Fast and Furious

Need for Speed (2014)

However, it relates the story of Tobey Marshall, a street racer who decides to race cross-country to avenge his friend’s death at the hands of a rival racer, Dino Brewster. On March 14, 2014, Touchstone Pictures released Need for Speed in 3D, IMAX 3D, and also in theatres. However, the picture came in third place with 17.8 million dollars during its three-days premiere. Also, it held the top spot for a second weekend.

Locke (2013)

Steven Knight wrote and directed the psychological drama film Locke, released in 2013. The film stars Tom Hardy in the lead role, whereas the characters behind the voice are Olivia Colman as Bethan Maguire, Ruth Wilson as Katrina Locke, Andrew Scott as Donal, Ben Daniels as Gareth, Tom Holland as Eddie Locke, and Bill Milner as Sean Locke. On September 2, 2013, the film had its world debut at the 70th Venice Film Festival.

The film was released in a limited capacity in the United Kingdom on April 18, 2014, and grossed 5 million dollars globally. Thus, Hardy earned the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Actor for his best performance. The main plot of the movie revolves around a man named Ivan Locke, played by Tom Hardy, whose life starts to crumble away. After leaving a construction job at a vital time and driving to London to be present for the birth of a kid after a one-night stand.

Movies similar to Fast and Furious

Locke (2013)

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Face/Off (1997)

Face/Off, a 1997 American thriller film directed by John Woo, is written by Mike Werb and Michael Colleary. It stars John Travolta and Nicolas Cage as the main lead roles of the movie. The storyline starts with Nicolas Cage and John Travolta playing a weird version of the classic cat and mouse game. Travolta plays an FBI agent out to revenge his son, who was murdered by Cage’s criminal character. To go undercover, Travolta had surgery to imitate Cage’s face, which goes horribly wrong. The two men invade each other’s lives while attempting to kill each other.

Face/Off earned a nomination for an Academy Award for Sound Effects Editing at the 70th Academy Awards. It was the first Hollywood film in which Woo was given major creative control. Also, it received positive reviews for the performances of Cage and Travolta. The film grossed 245 million dollars worldwide, making it 1997’s 11th highest-grossing picture.

Creed (2015)

Face/Off (1997)

The Raid 2 (2014)

The Raid 2 is a sequel to the Indonesian film The Raid. Gareth Evans is a Welsh filmmaker, who wrote, directed, and edited the film. On March 28, 2014, Sony Pictures Classics distributed the film in the United States and Canada. It garnered mostly good reviews from critics, Iko Uwais, Arifin Putra, Oka Antara, Tio Pakusadewo, Alex Abbad, Julie Estelle, Ryuhei Matsuda, Kenichi Endō, and Kazuki Kitamura feature in the sequel to the 2011 film The Raid.

On January 21, 2014, the film made its international debut at the Sundance Film Festival. Southwest aired the premiere of the movie on March 10, 2014, and ARTE Indonesia Arts Festival on March 14, 2014. Furthermore, this movie has faced a lot of issues as the majority of cinemas closed the picture one week later because the film was not getting enough earnings from its release.

PT Merantau Films and XYZ Films announced the beginning of production in January 2013. The filming took roughly seven months to complete and was completed in July of 2013. Also, we got to know that Matt Flannery, the film’s main cinematographer, tweeted that at least three RED cameras were utilized in a chase scene test shot. RED Scarlet was used for most of the shot, the Epic camera for slow motion, and Go Pro 3 for rapid edits during the automobile pursuit. Hence, in the tale, a special forces officer Rama is sent undercover to expose corrupt police officers who are working with the criminal underworld of Jakarta.

Creed (2015)

The Raid 2 (2014)

Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)

Christopher McQuarrie wrote, produced, and directed Mission: Impossible – Fallout, a 2018 American action mystery film. It is the sixth episode in the Mission: Impossible film series, and it is McQuarrie’s second after the 2015 film Rogue Nation, making him the movie’s first director to direct more than one film. Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Sean Harris, Michelle Monaghan, and Alec Baldwin are among the cast members who return from the previous movie. The series also welcomes Henry Cavill, Vanessa Kirby, and Angela Bassett in the movie itself. The story is all about when Ethan Hunt and his crew are forced to seek missing plutonium while being watched by the Apostles after their operation goes wrong.

Movies similar to Fast and Furious

Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)

It was the first in the series to be released in RealD 3D, and it also had an IMAX release. It is the highest-grossing film of Cruise’s career, claiming its name in the seventh highest-grossing picture of 2018, surpassing Ghost Protocol, with 791 million dollars worldwide. The movie received many excellent reviews for its director, writing, cinematography, action sequences, stunts, musical score, and performances. This makes it a worth watching movie if you are a fan of Fast and Furious and want to enjoy watching similar movies just like it.

Creed (2015)

Adding another movie to the list of movies similar to Fast and Furious is Creed. It is a 2015 American sports thriller film directed by Ryan Coogler, based on a narrative by Coogler and a screenplay by Coogler, Aaron Covington, and Sylvester Stallone, who wrote all the sequences and dialogues in the film for the characters in the movie. The star cast includes Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Tony Bellew, and Graham McTavish.

The filming began on January 19, 2015, in Liverpool and ended on April 3, 2015, in Philadelphia and Gainesville, Florida. Hence, the film got positive reviews, with many applauding the performances, Coogler’s direction, and the writing. It was also a financial success, generating more than 173.6 million dollars worldwide against its 35-40 million dollars of the production budget.

Creed (2015)

Creed (2015)

Moreover, the movie has got its name in the list of top ten movies of 2015 by the National Board of Review. Stallone garnered the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He has earned his first Academy Award nomination since the original film. This is not it. He also received nominations for the National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actor. Plus, the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture.

Hitman Agent 47

Lastly, Skip Woods and Michael Finch co-authored Hitman: Agent 47. A 2015 American crime thriller film directed by Aleksander Bach on his debut film. This film is also counted as one of the similar movies to Fast and Furious. It is based on the Hitman video game franchise, which was created by IO Interactive, and its primary character, Agent 47, a mystery killer.

Movies similar to Fast and Furious

Hitman: Agent 47

The cast members of the film are Rupert Friend, Hannah Ware, Zachary Quinto, Ciarán Hinds, Thomas Kretschmann, and Angelababy. In the beginning, the production team planned their shooting in the summer in Berlin and Singapore. But, due to some delays and reasons, they started it in March 2014. On February 18, 2014, filming began, and after this, one of the cast members uploaded an image from the European set that was posted the following week. The film made 82 million dollars worldwide against 35 million dollars. The plot of the movie starts with Agent 47, a genetically modified killer. He then teams up with a young woman to assist her in reuniting with her father. However, he finds startling truth about his origins in the process.

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